Hansen, Rev. Edward A. Age 92, of Edina, formerly of Hutchinson and Willmar, MN. Survived by loving wife of 65 years, Shirley M. (Bondo); daughters, Lee Anne (Gene) Lack, Linda (Bruce Kau) Hansen; grandson, Matthew Kau; and family and friends. Ed served parishes in Minneapolis and Hutchinson, MN and taught at Lutheran Bible Institutes in Minneapolis and Teaneck, NJ and Golden Valley Lutheran College. He was bishop of Southwestern MN District, ALC, from 1960 to 1978. A kind, gentle husband, father, poet and musician, Edward loved hymns, the church and his Lord. Memorials preferred to Westwood Lutheran Church or Dana College Archive, Blair, NE. Memorial Service Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009 at 11 AM, with visitation 1 hour prior at Westwood Lutheran Church, 9001 Cedar Lake Rd S., St. Louis Park. Washburn-McReavy Werness Brothers Chapel 952-884-8145
Published in Star Tribune from Aug. 2 to Aug. 9, 2009.